Definitions for overactˌoʊ vərˈækt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•actˌoʊ vərˈækt(v.t.)

  1. to perform (a role) in an exaggerated manner.

    Category: Showbiz

  2. (v.i.)to overact a role.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of overact:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overact, ham it up, ham, overplay(verb)

    exaggerate one's acting

Wiktionary

  1. overact(Verb)

    To act in an exaggerated manner.

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